That’s right. Financial Times reports veggie only outlets will appear in Amritsar, home to the Golden Temple, the holiest site of India’s minority Sikh faith, and the small town of Katra, the base for Hindus visiting the mountain shrine of Vaishno Devi, the second busiest pilgrimage spot in India. (more…)
Archive for the 'Diet-Vegan' Category
Current guidelines recommend diet as first-line therapy to lower cholesterol levels in the blood.
But what constitutes an optimal dietary regimen? (more…)
The World Health Organization has predicted a 39% rise in the worldwide prevalence of diabetes by 2030. And an article in The Lancet indicates this might be an underestimation.
Since November is Diabetes Month, here’s a round-up of CAM options for people with diabetes from 2006 through March 2007.
While both a low-fat vegan diet and a diet based on ADA guidelines improve blood sugar and cholesterol control in patients with type 2 diabetes, these improvements are greater with a low-fat vegan diet.
This is the conclusion from a study of 99 patients in Diabetes Care, a publication of the American Diabetes Association.
The Centers for Disease Control has just published the latest data on the prevalence of diabetes in the US.
- 11% of adults aged 40 to 59 years
- 23% of those 60 and older have diabetes
Is it any wonder that so many CAM therapies are studied in people with diabetes?
A quick listing of CAM entries for diabetes on this blog is provided below. Or, click the button on the right sidebar to see all of the diabetes entries.